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Zelda's

203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
+1 831-475-4900
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good37%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“lobster” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
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1 - 10 of 358 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is way better than expected, sit outside for a fantastic view of the ocean and all the surfing activity. Quick and friendly service.

Thank msR594UQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch after a morning wandering round Big Basin Redwoods State Park... calamari and fries were superb, but... (maybe this being a European...) there was just far too much!

1  Thank Moinoniin
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Tonight we ate at Zelda’s for dinner. We shared a Caesar Salad and it was very ordinary. We asked for a small salad and the waiter brought a full sized one and we didn’t know it until we got the bill!! We also ordered Cioppino...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is right on the beach in Capitola. Great for people watching. The food was pretty good. Many sandwiches to choose from. I had the Mahi Mahi and it was good. Service was a little slow but it was very busy.

Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Located on the beach, this small establishment offers the typical cafe style entrees. Weekend lunch time is very busy.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The restaurant had a beautiful view of the beach! It’s worth it just for that. Food wasn’t too expensive. Make sure if you go in the evening to dress warm. It gets super cold!

Thank rfleming04
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Great spot for beach food. We had a solid breakfast there and then delicious fried artichokes at happy hour. Perfect place when coming off the beach.

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We went twice , once for breakfast and once for happy hour. Both were good with nice views and good service. Food was good and reasonably priced. A must for vacationers.

Thank David D
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delicious lunch. We all ordered the special - seafood 1/2 sandwich with a cup of fantastic chowder. Views of the bay - friendly service - pets allowed on the outside of the patio. Wonderful lunch

Thank SueVirginiaBeach_Va
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the fish tacos were the bomb!!!! Comfortable atmosphere and friendly staff! Definitely a must try.

Thank Christine W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-475-4900
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